Moonrise by Sarah Crossan

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Read Moonrise Online Free - 'They think I hurt someone.
But I didn't. You hear?
Coz people are gonna be telling you
all kinds of lies.
I need you to know the truth.'

Joe hasn't seen his brother for ten years, and it's for the most brutal of reasons. Ed is on death row.

But now Ed's execution date has been set, and Joe is determined to spend those last weeks with him, no matter what other people think ...

From one-time winner and two-time Carnegie Medal shortlisted author Sarah Crossan, this poignant, stirring, huge-hearted novel asks big questions. What value do you place on life? What can you forgive? And just how do you say goodbye?

Title : Moonrise
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ISBN : 140886780X
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 400 pages


Maddie (Heart Full Of Books) rated it ★★★★☆

July 26, 2017

All of the characters in this felt so strong and unique, even though you were only reading about them in around 150 word bursts! The plot really worked with the verse form, and the shift between past and present events was well managed.

Anisha (sprinkledpages) rated it ★★★★☆

September 27, 2017

THIS WAS SUCH A GOOD BOOK I CANNOT EVEN STRESS THIS ENOUGH. I felt it covered such an important issue with such care and it made me so so so grateful I live in Australia. I was absolutely crying my eyes out and it is just so lovely and has to be read! for more, read my no spoiler book review: http...

Alessandra rated it ★★★★☆

August 06, 2017

"we aren't the worst things we did or the worst things that happened to us. We're other stuff too. Like.. the times we made cereal or watched Buffy the vampire slayer or helped an old lady off a bus. We're the good, the bad, and the stupid." I missed Sarah Crossan writing so much. This is a story abo...

Rebecca T rated it ★★★★☆

July 12, 2017

My heart.

Claire rated it ★★★★★

August 21, 2017

'They think I hurt someone. But I didn't. You hear? Coz people are gonna be telling you all kinds of lies. I need you to know the truth.' Oh my god. Sarah Crossan has hit it out of the ballpark yet again with this beautiful story of Joe Moon who travels to Texas from New York to see his older brother...

Figgy rated it ★★★★★

October 15, 2017

Review to come. This was my first novel in verse, but after a while I stopped noticing. I also spent probably the last 25% of the novel crying, so, you know, bring tissues.

Aimee rated it ★★★★☆

August 28, 2017

review to come

George rated it ★★★★★

September 09, 2017

WHY CAN I NOT GIVE MORE THAN FIVE STARS?! IT'S A CONSPIRACY AND THIS BOOK IS DESERVING OF ALL OF THE STARS!!! ALL!! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ In all seriousness, this book is absolutely incredible. Sarah Crossan has knocked it outside of the park AGAIN with Moonrise. A heartbreaking, beautiful gut punch of a book.... rated it ★★★★☆

October 06, 2017

I Love how the hardcover is brilliantly designed with a cut out of the half moon. Where the cut out shape on the front cover is all you can see is that inside is the half moon. When you open the hardcover the picture of the moon is actually a full circle moon. But the cover doesn't look like a fu...

Amy's Book Reviews rated it ★★★★★

September 11, 2017

GRADE: A- 4.5 STARS When Joe is seven his beloved older brother and protector Ed ends up on death row. Ten years later, an execution date is set and Joe heads to Texas to spend time with Ed, whom he hasn't seen since Ed's arrest. Joe wrestles with his childhood memories of poverty and neglect as we...

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